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Baby-related Health Articles

This section covers the ins and outs of having a baby; learn about baby topics you never thought about!

Toddler boy touching ear because of pain

Children Ear Infections: What Every Parent Should Know

Middle ear infections (Otitis Media) are very common in young children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years old. While they are not alarming and not contagious, they can bring your child a lot of pain and discomfort. In collaboration with ENT specialist, Dr. David Ho 何志謙醫生, Healthy Matters brings you a practical… Read More

Young asian girl getting vaccinated

China’s Vaccination Scandal and What It Means to Hong Kong’s Vaccine Supply

A new vaccine scandal in China has caused a social media storm and anxiety amongst parents. In Hong Kong, a surge in demand for vaccines is expected.     What is the latest vaccination scandal in China? It was revealed that a company called Changsheng Bio-technology falsified data for rabies and produced ineffective batches of… Read More

Kids’ Travel First Aid Kit | What Every Parent Should Pack

Kids’ Travel First Aid Kit | What Every Parent Should Pack

Travelling with kids is stressful enough. And while we want to encourage their adventurous side, sometimes that comes with a few injuries along the way. Especially when we’re on the road (or plane, train or automobile), we want to make sure we’re ready to face any little bumps, bruises and minor illnesses along the way.… Read More

Toddler taking her own temperature

A Hong Kong Pediatrician’s Guide to Common Infectious Diseases in the Preschool Years

As a parent, it’s always hard to see your little one sick. It’s inevitable that they will pick up their fair share of coughs, colds and rashes in their early years. We spoke to Dr. Eddie Cheung 張蔚賢醫生 about the importance of building immunity and the most common early childhood disease to expect.   As… Read More

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